Booze: New revenue for everyone?

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    Even colleges are getting into the booze. Places are getting rid of the old laws wanting more people to drink so they can get the tax money. Could we see a return of lower age drinking?

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/29/us/alcohol-laws-eased-to-raise-tax-money.html?_r=1&hp
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    The 21 drinking age is a bit hypocritical.

    There should be one legal age for everything. I don't care what it is, 18, 21 whatever but we should pick one and be consistent.

    That said I bet college brand beer sucks.
     
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    When I was in high school ('73), Dan Walker was running for governor(IL). I asked him at a public forum why I was required to register for the draft, but couldn't sit in a bar and have a beer.

    Yup college brand- they take some low priced swill and re-brand it.
    Re: Illini Beer. Must be a collectible now - the "Chief" was banned.
    Ban the Chief!
     
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    Let them drink.
     
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    The 21 drinking age is a joke because all that does is make the younger people want to drink more, plus alcohol is not that difficult to obtain, I used to drink vodka and orange juice in high school whenever I felt like it.
     
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    Way OT but what the fuck.

    So- Chief Illiniwek was banned from the U of I campus and the likeness is no longer used on official merchandise. Racist and all that it is. :rolleyes:

    For years the anti-Chief crowd used the slogan "Ban The Chief!"

    So I came up with my own anti-anti Chief slogan "Chan The Beef!"
    Thought of making t-shirts but the idea went nowhere.

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    I say if your old enough to fight and die for your country, your old enough to drink, let's repeal the old Reagan law and let the spirits flow.
     
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